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Taylor the next Brit to advance at boxing worlds

London 2012 Olympian Josh Taylor is the second Brit through to the last 32 at the AIBA World Boxing Championships in Almaty.

The 22-year-...

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Taylor bows out to world number one

Lochend lightweight Josh Taylor was the first Great Britain boxer to taste defeat when he was well beaten by world number one and former world c...

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Sparring partner helps Taylor

Boxer Josh Taylor revealed how some fractious sparring sessions with Brazilian Robson Conceicao in Sheffield earlier this month prepared him to ...

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Joshua handed tough boxing opener

Finchley super-heavyweight Anthony Joshua will have to battle past a man with one of the most famous names in world amateur boxing history if he...

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Taylor hoping to emulate McTaggart

Josh Taylor is drawing inspiration from the exploits of legendary Scottish lightweight Dick McTaggart as he puts the finishing touches to prepar...

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Medal Record

London 2012
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Biography

Josh Taylor was the first of the second batch of Brits to qualify for London 2012 after reaching the semi-finals of the European Olympic qualifying tournament in Trabzon, Turkey in April.

Taylor reached the last four while Wales’ Joe Cordina and England’s Sam Maxwell were eliminated earlier, ensuring his 2012 place.

The only Scot in the squad and the first since Stephen Wilson competed at Barcelona 1992, Taylor won silver at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi